Arnon Grunberg


Born
in Amsterdam, Netherlands
February 22, 1971

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Arnon Yasha Yves (Arnon) Grunberg is a Dutch writer. Some of his books were written using the heteronym Marek van der Jagt.

In 1989 Grunberg made his acting debut in Maria's Cunt (de Kut van Maria); a short film by Dutch enfant terrible filmmaker Cyrus Frisch.

Grunberg made his literary debut in 1994 with the novel Blauwe maandagen (Blue Mondays), which won the Dutch prize for the best debut novel that year. In 2000, under the heteronym Marek van der Jagt, he won the best debut prize again for his novel De geschiedenis van mijn kaalheid (The History of My Baldness).

Grunberg publishes novels about once a year but also writes columns and essays in a wide variety of Dutch and international newspapers and magazines. He does not restrict himself
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Honor

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Mind

Over dinner a good friend said: I knew how to be young.

Thats a beautiful sentence.

You can have it, she said. It would be my honor.

And she ordered some oysters.
On the way home I realized that she meant to say that she still knows how to be young. Eternal youth was just a state of mind.


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“İnsan mutluluğun hep sonradan farkına varır. Ah, o zaman ne mutluymuşum, keşke daha dikkatli olsaymışım.”
Arnon Grunberg, Tirza

“Mensen hebben warmte nodig. Daarop leven ze. Daarvan leven ze. Die warmte is geen misdaad. Het gebrek eraan is de misdaad.”
Arnon Grunberg, Tirza

“Alle waarheid deed pijn, maar wel steeds meer, elk jaar een beetje meer.”
Arnon Grunberg, Tirza



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